City Halls

City Halls
Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NQ
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City Halls

Glasgow's oldest purpose built performance space has been entertaining visitors since 1841. The venue houses a traditional shoebox style auditorium as well as rehearsal, recording, broadcasting and webcasting facilities. The programme is predominantly classical music, the venue is home to the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra as well as a regular performance base for the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. City Halls also host regular public workshops and classes for all ages and music abilities.

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There are 16 events at this location

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Glasgow Culture Vultures

(Please do not make a request to join if you have no intention of attending anything, as inactive members are sometimes removed and invited to rejoin.) The purpose of this group is to try and bring people together who have an interest in the arts, particularly of classical vocal music, opera and the visual arts. I hope…

Fri 13 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 353 8000

Mitsuko Uchida, plays Mozart

  • 19:30

Fri 27 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 353 8000

Schumann's Requiem

  • 19:30

Fri 1 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 353 8000

Bach's Christmas Oratorio

  • 19:30
…and 4 more dates until 11 May 2018

Hidden Footprints

Promenade performance through Merchant City, inspired by the historical and contemporary voices of women in the city.

Sat 29 Jul

£4–£6 / 0141 353 8000

Sun 30 Jul

£4–£6 / 0141 353 8000

Narcos - DEA Agents Murphy and Pena

The real life story of the take down of one of the most feared druglords in history comes to Edinburgh this August. 'Narcos – A Conversation on the capturing of Pablo Escobar with DEA Agents Steve Murphy and Javier Pena' will give an intimate audience the chance to hear, up close and personal, how the downfall of the…

Tue 8 Aug

£22 / 0141 353 8000

The Nooran Sisters

The acclaimed sisters play Sufi classical music and traditional songs.

Mon 11 Sep

£25–£100 / 0141 353 8000

Ralph McTell

Folk singer-songwriter, famed for the Ivor Novello Award winning song 'The Streets of London'.

Sat 21 Oct

£25–£27.50 / 0141 353 8000

Roddy Woomble

Woomble has established a formidable back catalogue of contemporary folk solo work. Now he's performing enchanting songs from his third solo album Listen to Keep. Born in Ayrshire, Roddy came to prominence as lead singer in indie rockers Idlewild – known for albums 100 Broken Windows, The Remote Part and…

Sat 14 Oct

£18.15 / 0141 353 8000

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Bach Christmas Oratorio with the SCO Chorus

The SCO and the SCO Chorus present Bach's lavish Christmas Oratorio.

Fri 1 Dec

£0–£30 / 0141 353 8000

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Barber Violin Concerto

Karina Canellakis conducts Barber's Violin Concerto with 26-year-old Benjamin Beilman as the soloist as well as Schubert's Symphony No.5; and Adams' Son of Chamber Symphony.

Fri 15 Dec

£16–£30 (£6; Under 16s free) / 0141 353 8000

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Beethoven Symphony No 5

SCO present Beethoven's Symphony No 5.

Fri 10 Nov

£0–£30 / 0141 353 8000

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Copland Appalachian Spring

A celebration of birdsong from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.

Fri 3 Nov

£0–£30 / 0141 353 8000

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Dvořák Symphony No 8

Robin Ticciati conducts Berlioz's Overture to Les Francs-Juges, Mozart's Piano Concerto No 27, and Dvořák's Symphony No 8.

Fri 13 Oct

£16–£30 (under 26s, students and unemployed £6; under 18s free) / 0141 353 8000

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra is recognised as one of the finest chamber orchestras in the world and tours extensively in Scotland as well as internationally.

Fri 8 Dec

£16–£30 (£6; Under 18s free) / 0141 353 8000

Robin Ticciati conducts Dvořák Piano Concerto.

Fri 24 Nov

£0–£30 / 0141 353 8000

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Schumann Piano Concerto

Robin Ticciati conducts Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No 1, Schumann's Piano Concerto with guest soloist Igor Levit, and Haydn's Symphony No 101 ‘The Clock’.

Fri 20 Oct

£16–£30 (under 26s, students and unemployed £6; under 18s free) / 0141 353 8000

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Schumann Requiem with the SCO Chorus

Richard Egarr conducts Brahms’ Serenade No 2 and Schumann’s Requiem In D-Flat, Op 148, with guest soloists Ashley Riches (bass baritone), Daniela Lehner (mezzo soprano), Elizabeth Watts (soprano), Thomas Hobbs (tenor). Gregory Batsleer directs the SCO Chorus.

Fri 27 Oct

£16–£30 (under 26s, students and unemployed £6; under 18s free) / 0141 353 8000

  • 19:30 – 21:30

The Wiggles

The Wiggles perform their greatest hits, joined by animal friends like Henry the Octopus, Wags the Dog and Dorothy the Dinosaur.

Mon 14 Aug

£15–£25 / 0141 353 8000

  • 14:30

Reviews & features

Perfect pitch - Classical venue guide

15 Sep 2008

For those looking for something a little more civilised, Edinburgh and Glasgow have a host of classical venues on offer.

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